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Effect of workplace spirituality on the affective commitment of Pakistani bank employees

Abdull Rahman, Rabeatul Husna and Qureshi, Muhammad Imran and Irum, Sobia and Ismail, Fadillah and Ashfaq, Muhammad (2018) Effect of workplace spirituality on the affective commitment of Pakistani bank employees. In: The European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2018.05.41


A great deal of research has been conducted on management concepts dealing with employee attitudes. One such new area of research is workplace spirituality. Previous research in this field discovered numerous benefits of workplace spirituality to the organization and employee as well as organizational and employee development, and commitment. Despite the growing body of knowledge on workplace spirituality various researchers stated that this area is still lagging behind in empirical research. Literature review pointed out that Pakistani banking sector is facing the problem of employee commitment. Present research is an attempt to deal this problem of employee commitment with the help of workplace spirituality along with its three dimensions (Meaningful work, community at work and positive organizational purpose). Subjects for this research were 338 bank employees working in commercial banks in Pakistan. Structural equation modelling SEM – PLS was the main statistical technique utilized in this study. All the main relationships were found to have significant effect on employees affective commitment, Overall, the results indicate that the model provide good understanding of the workplace spirituality’s influence on employees commitment in banking sector of Pakistan

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:workplace spirituality, affective commitment
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:83221
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:30 Sep 2019 13:12
Last Modified:16 Oct 2019 01:19

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